September 30, 2022

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s national papers…


Jurgen Klopp will wait until next summer for Jude Bellingham as Liverpool wrapped up transfer activity early with the signing of Calvin Ramsay.

Sporting CP midfielder Joao Palhinha has held positive talks with Fulham boss Marco Silva as Fulham are now confident of hijacking Wolves’ deal for the Portugal international as part of a deal. worth around £20 million.

Manchester City are stepping up their interest in Marc Cucurella from Brighton but will face a battle to move him from the south coast.

West Ham are pushing to complete a deal for goalkeeper Alphonse Areola amid interest from Newcastle.

Sevilla have emerged as favorites to sign Alfredo Morelos from Rangers.

New Blackburn boss Jon Dahl Tomasson is already embroiled in an uphill battle with Burnley chief Vincent Kompany over a luxury flat in Lancashire.


Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood will have his bail request heard in court next week following allegations he raped and assaulted a young woman earlier this year.

Barcelona members have voted in favor of the club selling off part of its Barcelona Licensing and Merchandising (BLM) retail arm and part of its future television rights revenue, so that they can sign players this summer.


Steve Cooper is set to sign a new contract with Nottingham Forest, in a huge boost for the Premier League club.

Southampton have taken a bold step to overhaul their player recruitment by approaching one of Manchester City’s leading academy figures – Joe Shields – to take charge of the first-team player trade.

Mike Ashley has launched legal action against Carl Jackson of Derby County’s Quantuma trustees as the former Newcastle owner prepares to submit a bid for the club.


Liverpool could have potentially ruined Arsenal’s hopes of signing FC Porto star Fabio Vieira after previously agreeing a deal for the midfielder.

Former Watford owner Laurence Bassini expects his plans to take over Championship side Birmingham to materialize next week.

Emmanuel Adebayor has won a FIFA tribunal that will pocket him almost half a million after an unfair dismissal from Paraguayan side Olimpia.

Chelsea have confirmed shirt sponsors Three have resumed their deal with the club, having suspended their deal following Roman Abramovich’s sanction.

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Emma Raducanu is set to miss the Eastbourne International as her run to be fit and injury-free for Wimbledon continues.

Spain believe they have new information which should lead to the reinstatement of their national team at the Men’s Rugby World Cup next year.


Arsenal are increasingly confident that they are close to completing a deal to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City.

Captain James Cook’s name will no longer appear on the trophy that England and Australia play for in Rugby Test matches, as the Crystal Cook Cup is to be retired and will be replaced by the Ella-Mobbs Trophy.


Aston Villa have paid £350,000 to land Rory Wilson from Rangers and avoid FIFA stepping in to resolve a dispute over transfer fees.

Mateo Cassierra may still be a live option for Rangers – as reports in South America suggest his agent may hold back.

The car company run by Rangers chairman Douglas Park insists the SPFL owe the club and the rest of Scottish football an apology for their cinch rammy.


Celtic are closing in on signing former Dundee United goalkeeper Benji Siegrist.

Park’s of Hamilton has released a searing statement as the row between Rangers, SPFL and league sponsors rumbles.